BigCityLib Strikes Back: They Awoke, And Their Subways Had All Crumbled To Dust

Remember, nobody…not the Feds, not the Hudak Tories, not the Wynne Liberals…promised a penny of the funding required to actually transform the SRT replacement from an LRT to a train running underground…though they all sure did proclaim their love for Subways enough.  And the T.O. city council vote returns everything to the status-quo if other ...

BigCityLib Strikes Back: A Question For Scarborough-Guildwood Candidate Ken Kirupa

Liberals fire back at Ken Kirupa & accuse him of “deliberately misleading” voters about living in Scarborough-Guildwood for “so many years”— Don Peat (@reporterdonpeat) July 30, 2013 Its been impossible to find a record  of  a K or a Ken Kirupa residing within the riding boundaries. The folks covering his campaign should ask him why ...

BigCityLib Strikes Back: Ottawa NDP Candidate Happy To Throw By-Election To Hudak Tories

Spoil factor never sounded so good: http://t.co/fr9YN5ncUR #OttSouth #onpoli— Bronwyn Funiciello (@BFuniciello) July 24, 2013 One would like to think she’s in it to win, but apparently not.

BigCityLib Strikes Back: Ontario By-Elections: Scott’s Gut

The esteemed Scott Tribe says: The OLP seems to be holding on a slight lead to the Toronto ridings (Scarborough and Etobicoke). They are probably ahead in Mcguinty’s old riding in Ottawa.Windsor will go NDP unless every NDP voter down there decides not to bother showing up to the polls The OLP is in a ...

Impolitical: A Kitchener-Waterloo note

If this had been known: Elizabeth Witmer put an end to speculation about why she stepped down as MPP after 22 years. She said her decision had nothing to do with politics. Her husband of 32 years has cancer. Might the by-election result have changed? Might voters have looked on it as less of a ...

The Equivocator: Paul Donofrio: NDP Candidate. Rob Ford Supporter. Social Media Cautionary Tale.

Yesterday, I wrote about how the PC candidate in Kitchener-Waterloo, Tracey Weiler, has been running away from the PC leader Tim Hudak. In the riding of Vaughan, the ONDP and their leader Andrea Horwath, the opposite has been the case. Paul Donofrio, the ONDP candidate, has been completely ignored by his party. When he was ...